Kaplan’s Nursing School Entrance Exams provides a general review of a wide range of tested material on major nursing school entrance assessments, including the TEAS, HESI, PAX-RN, Kaplan, and PSB-RN exams. With test-taking strategies and practice on math, reading comprehension, and science, this guide provides an effective overview of the first test in your nursing career. Proven methods coupled with our quick-reference resources, which flag common mistakes to avoid and important formulas to remember, can help you score higher. Features: * NEW! Exam-like brief reading comprehension passages * Diagnostic quiz * 2 complete practice tests * Detailed answer explanations * Focused review and practice for the most-tested subject areas: math, reading comprehension, vocabulary, and science * Quick-reference resources highlighting frequently used math formulas and commonly misspelled words to remember * Kaplan’s effective score-raising strategies * Practical advice for the career-change nursing student
Nursing is one of the fastest-growing professions in America, and in this guide, the experts at the Princeton Review help applicants succeed on the standardized exams that are part of the competitive nursing school application process.
- Provides preparation for all five nursing entrance exams. - Includes sample questions in each chapter, and two full-fledged practice exams.
One multi-part model exam plus many shorter tests within each of this bookÂ's chapters will give prospective nursing school applicants general orientation and solid preparation before they take an actual nursing school entrance exam. While each entrance exam given by nursing schools throughout the country will vary in topics covered, this manual offers comprehensive coverage of virtually all possible topics. Prospective nursing students will value the authorsÂ' detailed description of the nursing profession, its duties, responsibilities, and satisfactions. That discussion is followed by a self-assessment questionnaire to help readers decide if nursing is the right career choice for them. The manual also provides test-taking strategies designed to enhance study skills and reasoning ability that will be useful in any test situation. Also presented is a subject review that covers a range of testable topics: verbal skill-building, reading comprehension, math, and science.
WE WANT TO HELP YOU SUCCEED on the NLN PAX-RN McGraw-Hill's 5 NLN PAX-RN Practice Tests helps you prepare for this important exam and achieve the high score you need to get into the nursing school you desire. Written by a test prep expert, this book provides you with the intensive practice that will improve your score. You'll be able to sharpen your skills, boost your confidence, reduce your stress--and do your very best on test day. Inside you'll find: Five full-length sample tests that match the actual NLN PAX-RN exam in content, format, and level of difficulty Thorough practice with questions covering verbal ability, mathematics, and science Clear explanations in the answer key for all sample test questions Expert strategies on achieving a top score
A path to conquering the math skills essential for nursing success...and reducing the anxieties math often induces! Step by step, skill by skill...students progress from simple to complex calculations, building their proficiencies and testing it along the way. It’s perfect for course review and quick reference.
Intensive practice for the entrance exam required by many nursing schools and allied health programs nationwide -- from the most trusted name in medical/nursing publishing. This guide offers 5 full-length A2 practice tests just like the real exam, with answers and complete explanations for every question. The tests simulate the real exam in content, question format, and level of difficulty. Students get intensive practice with A2-style questions in English language, mathematics, and science.
Get into the nursing school of your choice and succeed once you get there! If getting into the right nursing school-and making your mark-is your goal, following the strategies in The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Nursing School will definitely put you ahead of the pack. This fun, information-packed guide covers all the essentials of the nursing school experience, from picking the right school to what to expect and how to rise to the head of the class once you are accepted into a program. Features: Insider advice and anecdotes from professors, nurses, and students who tell you what it's really like to go through the application process and succeed in nursing school Sure-fire steps for turning a nursing application into a winning application Self-assessment chapter that helps you determine whether nursing is right for you A detailed overview of the application process Everything you need to know to do well in school, including exam preparation, papers, and presentations, and the basic clinical information with which you'll need to be familiar Advice from students, nurses, and professors on how to smoothly adjust to the culture and expectations of being a nurse Chapter on post-nursing-school options, including acquiring an advanced degree, obtaining certification, and becoming a manager
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The Review Guide for NLN-RN Pre-Entrance Exam, Third Edition provides an overview of the math, science, and reading comprehension skills necessary for admission to AD and BS programs in nursing. This best-selling study guide includes review questions and practice exams in each of the three test areas: math, science, and reading comprehension. Also includes helpful tips for test preparation and for becoming a more effective learner and test taker.
Pax-Pn Secrets Study Guide
Author: Pax Nursing Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** PAX-PN Secrets helps you ace the NLN Pre-Admission Examination (PAX), without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive PAX-PN Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. PAX-PN Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to NLN Pre-Admission Examination (PAX) Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive Word Knowledge review including: Nearly and Perfect Synonyms, Prefixes, Positive vs. Negative, Word Strength, Type and Topic, Form a Sentence, Use Replacements, Eliminate Similar Choices, Adjectives Give it Away, Use Logic, The Trap of Familiarity; A comprehensive Mathematics review including: The Easiest Math Review You'll Ever Read, Solving for Variables, How to Read Word Problems, Keeping Probability Simple, Using the Right Formulas, Graphing for Success, Breezing Through Ratios, Understanding Line Plotting, The Logical Approach to the Solving Difficult Problems; A comprehensive Reading Comprehension review including: Skimming, Paragraph Focus, Eliminate Choices, Contextual Clues, Fact/Opinion, Opposites, Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, New Information, Valid Information, Time Management; A comprehensive Science review including: How to Work Fast, Milking the Question for All Its Worth, Watching Out for the Obvious, Backtracking to the Answer, Making Bizarre Decisions, Understanding the Flaws, Strategic Choice Elimination, Knowing for Certain, Avoiding Technicalities, and much more...
Math for Nurses
Author: Mary Jo Boyer
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Now in its Seventh Edition, this pocket guide is a compact, portable, easy-to-use reference for dosage calculation and drug administration. The author uses a step-by-step approach with frequent examples to illustrate problem-solving and practical applications. Coverage includes review of mathematics, measurement systems, and a comprehensive section on dosage calculations. Practice problems throughout the text and end-of-chapter and end-of-unit review questions will aid students' application and recall of material. A handy pull-out card contains basic equivalents, conversion factors, and math formulas.
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** PSB Registered Nursing Exam Secrets helps you ace the Psychological Services Bureau, Inc (PSB) Registered Nursing Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive PSB Registered Nursing Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. PSB Registered Nursing Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to PSB Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive Overview including: Exam Overview, Judgment and Comprehension, Final Test Taking Tips, Final Tips for the Day of the Test; A comprehensive Vocabulary review including: Nearly and Perfect Synonyms, Prefixes, Positive vs. Negative, Word Strength, Type and Topic, Form a Sentence, Use Replacements, Eliminate Similar Choices, Adjectives Give it Away, Use Logic, The Trap of Familiarity; A comprehensive Mathematics review including: The Easiest Math Review You'll Ever Read, Solving for Variables, How to Read Word Problems, Keeping Probability Simple, Using the Right Formulas, Graphing for Success, Breezing Through Ratios, Understanding Line Plotting, The Logical Approach to the Solving Difficult Problems; A comprehensive Form Relationships review including: Rule Busters, Identify the Odd Shape, Process of Elimination, Identify the Differences, Watch the Dotted Line, Draw a Line, Pick 2 Sides, Points or Flat Ends, Remember It's Flat, Stop and Look for Similarities, Use Your Fingers, Make Measurements, Majority Rules, Know When to Move On, Use Quick Symbology, Eyeball the Middle; A comprehensive Spelling & Reading Comprehension review including: Skimming, Paragraph Focus, and much more...
Get REA’s Nursing School Entrance Exam Flashcard Book and Get into the Nursing School of Your Choice! 400 must-study questions and answers! The health care industry is booming. With the ever-growing demand for qualified medical professionals, there are numerous career opportunities available in the nursing field. Qualified nurses are needed in hospitals, assisted living facilities, and in the home healthcare industry. REA’s Nursing School Entrance Exam Flashcard Book with TestWare CD helps you check your test-readiness before taking your exam. It’s a great way to prepare for a variety of nursing-related tests, including the TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills), NET, NLN PAX-RN, PSB-RN, and C-NET-RN. Our flashcard book comes with an interactive CD and offers a quick and convenient way to practice answering must-know questions. The 400 flashcards offer test questions in a multiple-choice format and provide detailed explanations of answers for each question. REA’s on-the-go study supplement is packed with more than 400 must-study questions and covers the four test categories found on nursing school entrance exams: science, mathematics, verbal ability, and reading comprehension. This TestWare Edition with CD contains 4 timed quizzes to challenge test-readiness and 4 full-color anatomy charts. Fully indexed, this flashcard book is the perfect study tool for anyone pursuing a nursing career!
The thoroughly updated edition reflects the current NCLEX test plan and contains more than 5,000 test questions to help students practice taking the exam. The book contains more questions than any other NCLEX-RN review and includes more pharmacology-related questions.